Choreutis nemorana (Hübner, 1799)

fig-leaf skeletonizer

on Ficus

gall

larva, a caterpillar, later also the pupa, in a folded leaf margin.

host plants

Moraceae, monophagous

Ficus carica.

synonyms

Eutromula nemorana author.

notes

probably not really a case of galling: the leaf fold is kept in place by a lot of spinning.

references

Corley (2005a), Fazekas (2015a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Klimesch (1983a), Lendel (2017a), Mifsud, Falzon, Malumphy ao (2012a), De Prins & De Prins (2014a), De Prins, Steeman & Sierens (2016a), Sonderegger (2011a).

mod 25.viii.2019